The projects, set to begin this year, concern prostate cancer, infectious diseases, rheumatoid arthritis, inflammatory bowel disease, heart disease, and sleep disorders.
CareDx claims that Natera is infringing on two of its patents related to non-invasive monitoring of organ transplant rejection through cell-free DNA analysis.
ArcherDX plans to keep its research and development efforts in its current facility and move its clinical and commercial testing operations to Baby Gene's CLIA lab.
The firm's assay measures the concentration of the wild type and mutant alleles of hFE protein at three different mutation sites from a person's blood sample.
Simulated population data suggests that the lifetime risk of cervical cancer is lower for women who stop screening after a negative DNA test for oncogenic HPV.
At AMP, the companies announced a partnership to add Paragon Genomics' NGS target enrichment technologies to the flagship Sophia AI platform worldwide.
The test is intended to identify patients with ROS1, NTRK, and ALK gene fusions for treatment with TP's investigational drug repotrectinib.
The two companies have signed a collaboration agreement to provide Promega's microsatellite instability testing technology for immuno-oncology.
The firm’s two-step multiplexed-tandem PCR tool identifies low concentrations of multiple STI pathogens in samples with high concentrations of other pathogens in three hours.
The plaintiffs claim that Qiagen's QIAseq kits infringe Archer's US Patent No. 10,017,810, which covers parts of its Anchored Multiplex PCR (AMP) technology.
Australia will not be regulating gene editing of plants, animals, and human cell lines as long as no new genetic material is incorporated, reports Nature News.
The Washington Post reports that the US Department of Agriculture told its researchers to label peer-reviewed articles as "preliminary" work.
Researchers have sequenced the genomes of both the coast redwood and the giant sequoia, according to the San Francisco Chronicle.
In PNAS this week: study of epigenetic patterns in mammalian eggs, clonal expansion patterns in CD8+ T cells, and more.